Photograph (Gelatine Print) of Lewis Evans, by H. W. Salmon & Son, Winchester, 1929
|Inventory Number:|| 16161|
|Object Type:|| |
|Brief Description:||Gelatine print mounted on grey card. Signed by the photographer. Portrait of Lewis Evans, head and shoulders, turned slightly left but looking front. He wears pince-nez spectacles. Black and white.|
Lewis Evans (1853-1930) was the founder of the Museum of the History of Science in 1924, the basis of the foundation being his collection of sundials, astrolabes, and related early mathematical instruments.
|Primary Inscriptions:||Signed by the photographer on front of mount: 'H W Salmon Son | Winchester'.
Inscribed on back: 'Dr Lewis Evans taken 1929'.|
|Provenance:||Presumably given by Lewis Evans.|
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